Government Proposal: Rakesh Tikait, leader of the Indian Farmers Union, says that the issue of agricultural law is related to the pride of the farmers, in which case they will not back down from it. The government has been suggesting some changes in the law, but our demand is to withdraw the law.
Issue Repeal of agricultural reform laws.
Proposal- The government is ready to openly consider the provisions of the law which the farmers have objected to.Issue The Electricity Amendment Bill 2020 should be abolished.
Proposal- There is no change in the present system of farmers’ electricity bill payment.
Issue Instead of arranging for the registration of the trader, there is a system of purchasing the crop from the farmer only on the basis of PAN card, which is likely to be cheated.
Proposal- The State Governments can be empowered to make rules for such apprehensions so that the State Governments can make rules in the interest of the farmers according to the local circumstances.
Issue The big industrialists will take over the farmer’s land. The farmer will be deprived of the land.
Proposal- The provision is already clear and then it will be made clear that no type of loan can be availed by the sponsor on the structure to be built on the land of the farmer, nor can such a structure be held hostage by him.
Issue The land of farmers will be attached.
Proposal- The provision is clear, yet it will be issued if any clarification is required.